Opening stores at Thanksgiving: Is it the right call?


Many Whatcom County retailers will join the national trend of kicking off the holiday shopping sales earlier than ever, opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day.

In an upcoming article, The Bellingham Herald will take a look at the early openings and what impact it will have on residents.

Are you concerned about having retailers opening at times when many people are sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner? Or are you looking forward to not having to head out to the stores in the middle of the night to take advantage of sales?

Send your thoughts to Business Editor Dave Gallagher at or call 360-715-2269. If you email them, be sure to include your name and city of residence. Anonymous comments will not used.

Reach DAVE GALLAGHER at or call 715-2269.

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